Dee is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Texas. Dee is trained in the Results Systems Coaching Model and is a graduate of Fielding University’s Evidence Based Coaching Certification Program. She is a Board Certified Associate Fellow in Neurofeedback (BCN) by the Biofeedback Certification International Alliance (BCIA). Neurofeedback is a specialized EEG-Guided biofeedback. She is a member of the American Psychological Association (APA), the International Society for Neurofeedback and Research (ISNR), and the Mid Atlantic Society for Biofeedback and Behavioral Medicine.
Dee has specialized training and experience in neuroscience and consults on many areas of counseling and coaching, psychology, general brain fitness, and neurotherapy. Dee graduated from Chaminade University of Honolulu in 2001 with a master’s degree in Counseling Psychology, with a specialization in Marriage and Family Therapy. Her undergraduate work was in Human Health and Exercise Science at the University of Hawaii.
Dee has worked for more than eight years in a variety of mental health settings to provide support services to families, as well as individuals with developmental disabilities and neuropsychological concerns. Past training and experience include working with Victor Valcour, MD, and Pamela Poff, PhD, on the “Memory Study,” a project of the University of Hawaii NeuroAIDS Specialized Neuroscience Research Program (NINDS, NIH), and an HIV-related dementia research study. She has an extensive background in conducting testing for neuropsychological assessments with children, adolescents, and adults with a wide variety of neurodevelopmental disorders, attention and learning disorders, psychiatric problems, neurological difficulties, conduct problems, and personality disorders. Dee worked closely with neuropsychologist and mentor William R. Stixrud, PhD, and Robb Mapou, PhD, in Silver Spring, Maryland. She is also certified through Dr. Stixrud’s “Strategies That Work” Tutor Training Program.
Dee was a research coordinator in traumatic brain injury research with the Neuroscience Research Center of the National Rehabilitation Hospital in Washington, DC, coordinating research projects with William Garmoe, PhD, and Tresa Roebuck-Spencer, PhD.
Her interest in EEG-Guided Biofeedback (also called Neurofeedback) began while consulting with Deborah Stokes, PhD, of Neurofeedback Consultants in Alexandria, Virginia, and later helped Dr. Stokes open the Washington, DC, location. Dee founded and directed Performance Training Centers LLC in Olney, Maryland, in 2006, with Robin Moore Schroth, LCPC. During that time, she assisted John Demos, author of Getting Started with Neurofeedback, with data collection for his Mini-Q pediatric clinical database.
She used personal coaching and EEG Guided Biofeedback as the primary training modalities in her private practice in Olney Maryland, and spent nine months consulting in New York City as the Director of Neurocognitive Services within the practice of Eric Braverman, MD, of PATH (Place to Achieve Total Health) Medical Center. In June of 2008, Dee accepted an offer to consult within the practice of Jonathan Walker, MD, Neurotherapy Center of Dallas as a Neurotherapist and in November 2008, she founded NeuroCognitive Fitness LLC, a brain health coaching practice. Most recently, Dee is offering executive coaching based on David Rock’s Brain-Based methodology and is honored to offer Cogmed Working Memory Training as an addtional evidence based brain training modality.
Dr. Malia Thompson, a licensed psychologist, has been in private practice since 1997. She received a doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Pepperdine University, and Masters of Science in Educational Psychology from Texas A & M University. She has interest and experience working with children and adults. For eight years, she provided therapy and psychological evaluations in Hawaii’s public schools.
In 2005, she began work with the Family Education Center of Hawaii (FECH), an exciting new parenting program at the University of Hawaii. The parenting program was based on Adlerian theory and taught respectful, cooperative parenting techniques to both parents and their children. Dr. Thompson continued teaching Adlerian parenting to the University of Hawaii students who were working with children. These young adults and the children in her private practice all appreciate the positive discipline style and respond with enthusiasm and cooperative behavior.
In 2007, Dr. Thompson completed a “Teaching Parenting the Positive Discipline way” in San Jose, CA by the Positive Discipline team. She is enthusiastic about sharing this effective and loving discipline style with others. Dr. Thompson has over 20 years of experience in testing and assessment, primarily providing educational/vocational testing and counseling with active duty service members and veterans for over 15 years. In addition, she received internship training with the Veterans Administration (Hawaii), CARE Hawaii, University of California Irvine Medical Center (neuropsychology), and Pepperdine University.
Dr. Thompson was raised in Hawaii and finds time to surf and enjoy the beach with her family. She and her husband have four young children and are active in their school, church, and community.
Mr. Ginoza earned his Master’s of Science in Marriage and Family Counseling from Chaminade University. As a vocational and educational counselor for the Veterans Administration, Scott evaluates service member’s career interests, educational achievement, and personality type to best provide guidance to separating armed service members and veterans. While working as a clinical specialist for the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior’s, Families Overcoming Under Stress (FOCUS), Scott evaluated military family members’ stress levels to guide evidence-based family-level resiliency training to enhance family cohesion and strengthen parent-child, marital, and co-parenting relationships.
While serving as an intern at the Family Education Center of Hawaii, Scott was directly involved with coordinating and facilitating children’s activities and incorporating Adlerian principles in the classroom. Scott completed bio-psychosocial reports to assist in developing family strategies. Along with his training and coursework, his parenting style has been practiced in real life as the stay-at-home parent for four children.
Tiffany is a Licensed Professional Counselor, Board Certified in Neurofeedback, and is a Quantitative Electroencephalogram Technician (one of the few in the nation). With more than 16 years experience, Tiffany performs QEEG assessments and at her primary workplaces (Acuity Brain Center, The Lawlis Peavey Psychoneuroplasticity-PNP Center, and her private practice of Applied Brain-Body Solutions Clinic) offers HRV Training, Cogmitive Behavioral Therapy, and Bio Acoustical Utilization Device (BAUD).
Dayne Hollmuller is the founder of PhysioCognitive Solutions, LLC. Dayne is a Registered Electroencephalographic Technologist (R.EEG-T) certified by the American Board of Registered Electroencephalographic Technologists (ABRET). Dayne is also board certified in Quantitative Electroencephalography at the Diplomate level (QEEG-D). For nearly a decade, Dayne has worked with individuals of all ages in order to collect, assess, and report electroencephalographic data to practitioners in the medical and behavioral health arenas.
Lindsay is a Licensed Professional Counselor and founder/clinical director of Dallas Integrative Counseling, LLC. Lindsay is double board certified by the Biofeedback Certification International Alliance (BCIA) in General Biofeedback and Neurofeedback. Lindsay uses Biofeedback and Psychotherapy to teach individuals of all ages self-regulation techniques in order to control stress and pain. For over a decade, Lindsay has worked in medical, rehabilitation, clinical, and educational settings.
Manisha “Mona” Dave, MD, is a board certified pediatric gastroenterologist who treats children’s gastrointestinal (esophagus, stomach, and intestine) disorders with offices in Plano and Southlake, Texas. Dr. Mona Dave received her medical degree from the Medical College of Pennsylvania in 1998. She completed her residency training in pediatrics and her subspecialty fellowship training in pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh in 2001 and 2004, respectively. Dr. Dave was an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh from 2004 to 2006. In 2006, she moved to North Texas and entered private practice caring for children with gastrointestinal disorders. Find more information at childrensgimd.com.
With years of experience, Doctor Anthony Lyssy possesses the knowledge and experience to help his patients achieve healthier and happier lifestyles. Dr. Lyssy believes that every patient deserves exemplary attention and guidance. To ensure his patients receive top-notch services and treatment, he works hard to stay up to date with new practices and methods of exercise and lifestyle modification through processes involving diet, stress management, and recovery.
Dr. James believes in the old adage that integrity and hard work are critical to building customer loyalty. A visionary, he founded Diamond Private Physicians in 2012, a concierge medical practice focused on the patient-physician relationship. Diamond Physicians endorses a holistic approach to medicine and incorporates nutrition and fitness into the lifestyle of their clients. Prior to creating Diamond, Dr. James worked in general surgery at the prestigious Cedars-Sinai Medical Center after graduating from Baylor College of Medicine. He also trained at Methodist Charlton Medical Center in Dallas. He is a board certified family physician licensed in the state of Texas and California.
Dr. Cristina Robinson-Hartley specializes in a full range of health care at her clinic in Dallas. She is passionate about holistic health for the whole family. Dr. Cris—as her patients fondly call her—helps her patients stay healthy as well as treat them when injured or ill. She believes strongly that it is easier to stay healthy than it is get healthy after an injury or illness. That is the secret of regular chiropractic care. If, however, you are injured or ill, Dr. Cris will provide the care you need to get back to full health.
Vedo Vallala’s passion is fitness. In November of 2014, he committed his life to sharing this passion. He firmly believes everybody should have the opportunity to reach their fitness goals regardless of their workout experience. This is why he created the Smarter Fitness Gym. He wanted to create a gym where people of all fitness levels could come in and do the same workout side-by-side with him. Most of all, he wanted to create a place where all fitness levels not only feel welcomed, but all work together as a fitness family encouraging and challenging one another each and every day.